The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 111 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.59% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.63% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 41
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2205 1920 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.84% 95.19% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1584 2231
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £65,000 -
Stevenage +7 2 £42,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £31,500 - 1
St Albans - 1 £45,000 - 1
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 47 (78.33%) SQL
2 43 (71.67%) Oracle
3 41 (68.33%) Windows
4 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 32 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (45.00%) Oracle Database
7 26 (43.33%) ITIL
8 24 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (33.33%) Degree
10 19 (31.67%) OpenEdge
11 18 (30.00%) UNIX
12 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (26.67%) T-SQL
13 16 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (26.67%) IBM
13 16 (26.67%) WebSphere
14 15 (25.00%) Linux
14 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (21.67%) Finance
15 13 (21.67%) Clustering
16 12 (20.00%) MySQL
16 12 (20.00%) Replication
16 12 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (18.33%) Migration
18 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
19 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (13.33%) VMware
19 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (31.67%) OpenEdge
2 16 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 16 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 24 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (20.00%) MySQL
7 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (6.67%) Big Data
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (5.00%) Essbase
12 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Clustering
2 12 (20.00%) Replication
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) UNIX
3 15 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (18.33%) Migration
4 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.33%) ERD
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.00%) SOA
8 3 (5.00%) DRM
8 3 (5.00%) Content Management
8 3 (5.00%) BPEL
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.33%) VBA
4 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.67%) MCITP
3 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) OCP
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) IBM
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.33%) Percona
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Very good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago